Engineering Mechanics



 FORCES & FORCE SYSTEMS: Fundamental Principles – Resolution and Composition of Forces and Equilibrium of Particles – Lami’s Theorem – Principle of Transmissibility – Principles of Continuum – Types of Force Systems – Resultant of Coplanar, Concurrent and Non-Concurrent Force Systems -Varignon’s Theorem – Equilibrium of Coplanar Force Systems – Types of Beams and Supports – Support Reactions.


FRICTION: Types of Friction– Laws of Friction–Limiting Friction–Cone of Limiting Friction – Ladder Friction – Wedge, Screw jack and differential Screw Jack


CENTROID: Centroids of Simple Figures (From Basic Principles) – Centroids of Composite Figures CENTRE OF GRAVITY: Centre of Gravity of Simple Body -Centre of Gravity of Composite Bodies- Pappus Theorem


 MOMENT OF INERTIA: Definition – Parallel Axis Theorem and Perpendicular Axis Theorem – Polar Moment of Inertia – Radius of Gyration – Moment of Inertia of Basic Shapes – Composite Sections – Simple Solids. 


ANALYSIS OF PERFECT TRUSSES: Types of Trusses – Perfect, Deficient and Redundant Trusses – Cantilever Trusses and Simply Supported Trusses – Analysis of Trusses using Method of Joints and Methods of Sections.

Text Books: 1. A Textbook of Engineering Mechanics,3rd Edition, Bhavikatti S S , New Age International, 2016. 2. Engineering Mechanics, Dr. R. K. Bansal, 4th Edition, Laxmi Publications, 2011.

References: 1. Engineering Mechanics, D.S. Kumar, 3rd Edition, S.K. KATARIA & SONS 2. Singer’s Engineering Mechanics: Statics and Dynamics, 3rd Edition, K. Vijaya Kumar Reddy, J. Suresh Kumar, B.S. Publications, 2011. 3. Engineering Mechanics: Statics, 6th Edition, J L Meriam, L G Kraige, Wiley India Pvt. Ltd, 2001. 4. Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics, 6th Edition, J L Meriam, L G Kraige, Wiley India Pvt. Ltd, 2010.

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